Day 1: St. Petersburg city tour
Today starts an unforgettable tour along the country and for the beginning our team meets you in Pulkovo International Airport, for driving to the capital, St. Petersburg. And of course in the very first day we can't help wondering about the city, visiting Ostrovsky Square, Vladimirsky Avenue, Vosstaniya Square. These are the main ones and further other peculiar locations will be seen. For feeling the country and the atmosphere of the city, guests will have a walk along Mikhailovskaya and Bolshaya Konyushennaya streets. These streets were chosen due to the main highlights presented by Palace Square, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Summer Garden and Troitskaya Square. Night will be offered in the hotel.
Day 2: St. Petersburg - Kiryavalahti
There is a great amount of scenic locations in Russia that today we have a way to the village of Kiryavalahti. This location can be found in the north of the countries nature. It is greatly connected with many legends and saying concerning "Finnish era" of Sortavala. As we travel along the Vuoksa River, it is possible to see the stone castle, the very fortress of Priozersk town. Being here guests will be able to delight in the waterfalls of the valley. This is also the home of deer, which can be noticed here. For the entire investigation of the territory, the way is made to Kirch Lumivaar, identified as the ancient church of Finnish times. Night will be ordered in the hotel.
Day 3: Kiryavalahti - Petrozavodsk
The morning of the trip in the country today starts with the chance to have the boat journey along the Ladoga Skerries. The next point is seen in the mountain park Ruskeala, where guests are able to see the White Bridges Waterfall. These locations show us fantastic opportunities for having the photo-set, as background is unforgettable. Following next, we are driving to the Russian village of Kinerma. This village is well-known for getting the title of "The most beautiful village in Russia". Night is spent in the hotel of Petrozavodsk.
Day 4: Petrozavodsk - Medvezhyegorsk
The transfer of today is oriented on Medvezhyegorsk, the way to which is covered with going along the old Murmansk highway. It is made with an aim to visit the Marcial water resort. At one go the group goes to witness the Kivach waterfall as well. Today this state is said to be the first reserve of Karelia. The territory is covered with original flora and fauna. Then guests have lunch for the further tour to the antique volcano Girvas. Getting there, there is a great opportunity to see the panorama of Palozerskaya hydroelectric power station. Night is spent in the hotel.
Day 5: Medvezhyegorsk - Zaonezhie - Kizhi Island - Medvezhyegorsk
Sunrise starts with the way to Zaonezhie. The road to this location lies along the old chapel. This day is going to be busy, as then we start for the Kosmozero village. For now foreigners make a vacation along the village located in the southern shore Kosmozero Lake. It seems to go along the Zaonezhsky peninsula. Along the excursion here guests are going to have a view of the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Russian known as Khram Svyatitelya Nikolaya Chudotvortsa. Investigation is further taken to Kizhi Island. This island is well-known all oover the world, considered to be the great architectural complex. It is presented by buldings of Russian architecture, being completely wooden. For the evening we return back, passing with the Shungite deposit. Night is spent in the hotel of Medvezhyegorsk.
Day 6: Medvezhyegorsk - Gimoly
For now the journey is oriented on visiting of Gimoly village. It is known to be the oldest creation, presenting us buildings of the historical meaning. The way to the village is oriented on giving the guests the opportunity to have rest on the shore of the lake, as we are driving along alomost unreachable road. This way was chosen for the incredible views. Today the Lake Pizanets is reached. This is the lake which identified as the pearl of the Karelian taiga. For our times it is one of the most visited places of the country and Karelia. This is an extremely unique creation. Night will be spent in the hotel of Gimoly village.
Day 7: Gimoly - Vegarus
Having had the breakfast we move to the Vegarus village. This village is identified as one of the most quite parts of the Loimolsky rural settlement located at the Suoyarvsky district of the Republic of Karelia. The way is also made along the Votovaara Mountain, for the tourists to be able to see all of the shadowy spaces of Karelia. Here we can find a great amount of sites, getting attraction of many wanders. The trip is made then to Porosozero village, for a little rest to be taken. Night is arranged in the hotel of Vegarus.
Day 8: Vegarus - Gardarika
The territory we are going to see today seems to be protected and this is Gardarika. For better acquaintance, this location is identified to be one of the closed regions of Karelia claiming ecological purity. This location we can find when take a route in 60km from the town of Sortavala. It is basically located at lake Yanisyarvi, known as meteorite one. The pine forest surrounds the lake and opens the chances to immerse in nature. The way will be made with visiting of Mount Hiidenvuori. From Finnish it is translated as Leshego Mountain. hotel-club Gardarika is ordered for the night.
Day 9: Gardarika - St. Petersburg
The today is taken to St. Petersburg. The way to the city will be made with visiting of the rock garden and the village of Puikkola. It is chosen for the place to see here as located just in 30-minute drive from the very Gardarika hotel. Now the investigation is made along the Sortavala region. And today we are going to see the Kaalam settlement. The village is the home for about 500 people. Nigth will be in the hotel when we arrive to St. Petersburg.
Day 10: St. Petersburg - Peterhof - St. Petersburg
Hevin breakfast today we are going to see the famous district - Peterhof. Here we can witness amazing residences created in the French Versailles style. The route here is made along the picturesque fountains located at "Samson" Upper and Lower Parks. Right here the famous Great Peterhof Palace is also seen. Getting to the Lower Park, our advice is to see the Monplaisir Palace, where the Cruiser "Aurora" can be noticed. It is identified as one of the fabled warships, along with the Strelka V.O. cape. The latter one is located in the east of Vasilievsky Island. The excuriosn here is based on showing the Bronze Horseman monument, have a walk along St. Isaac's Cathedral and of course be the guest of Gostiny Dvor (Guests' Court). Night is spent in the hotel.
Day 11: St. Petersburg - Airport
Morning begins with the transfer to airport.